The 12th board examinations have been chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In which the decision has been taken to cancel the 12th board examination. The chairman of the CBSE and both secretaries of the Ministry of Education were present in the meeting. In the meeting, there was a discussion about the 12th class examination. There has been a rapid decline in the cases of corona, in such a situation, how the examinations will be conducted, whether the examinations will be conducted or not, it was discussed. After an extensive discussion with all the states and other stakeholders, all possible options were explained to them. This information has been received from the sources of the Government of India.
Earlier, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank was about to take a decision on board exams today, but after a sudden deterioration, he has been admitted to AIIMS in Delhi. The Ministry of Education has to inform the Supreme Court of its decision regarding the examinations by June 03. On May 31, the central government had sought two days’ time from the Supreme Court to decide on the examinations. In such a situation, on 14 April, the CBSE chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself, announced the cancellation of Class 10 examination and postponement of Class 12 examination in view of the increase in corona virus cases. The education ministry had recently sought detailed suggestions from states and union territories on the proposals discussed in a high-level meeting on the issue. The government has informed the Supreme Court, which is hearing a plea seeking cancellation of the examination, that it will take a final decision by June 3.